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Arson

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  • Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store
    A 33-year-old woman is charged with arson after city police said she tried to burn down an East Baltimore convenience store with Molotov cocktail Wednesday night. Aisha Tankia Warsaw, of the unit block of N. Port St., was arrested Thursday after...
  • Boy, 14, charged with arson in fire at his Prospect Heights home

    Boy, 14, charged with arson in fire at his Prospect Heights home
    A 14-year-old boy faces felony arson charges after a morning fire at his Prospect Heights home injured his parents and an officer, police said. The teen also faces three counts of aggravated arson in connection with the three injuries, said Prospect...
  • Second teen arrested for May arson in Lake Worth, police say

    Second teen arrested for May arson in Lake Worth, police say
    A teen was arrested Thursday for a May arson, the second teen arrested for the fire, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The boy, 16, is charged with burglary and arson. The Sun Sentinel is not identifying the teen because of his age and...
  • Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal

    Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal
    HARTFORD — A man charged with a brutal killing at a Manchester apartment in January rejected a plea agreement in Superior Court on Wednesday, opting instead to go to trial on charges of felony murder, sexual assault and arson. Steven Durdek Jr.'s...
  • Man charged with arson in $475,000 Stroudsburg house fire

    Man charged with arson in $475,000 Stroudsburg house fire
    After a two-month investigation, state police have charged a 72-year-old Poconos man with intentionally starting the fire that gutted the Stroudsburg apartment house where he lived. Paul W. York was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge JoLana Krawitz...
  • Man charged with arson in Logan Square fire

    Man charged with arson in Logan Square fire
    A man charged with setting fire to a vacant Logan Square home allegedly watched from a nearby porch as flames spread to an occupied building and several people, including a pregnant woman, fled for their safety, prosecutors said Thursday.   Isaiah...
  • Man faces charges in second Poconos arson

    Man faces charges in second Poconos arson
    A 72-year-old man facing trial in a Pocono Township arson case was charged Tuesday with setting fire to his apartment in Stroudsburg two months earlier, state police said. Paul W. York was charged with arson and related charges in the Aug. 2 fire in...
  • Virginia Man Who Admitted To Burning Haddam Home Was Former State Trooper

    Virginia Man Who Admitted To Burning Haddam Home Was Former State Trooper
    HADDAM — A Virginia man admitted to setting a fire Thursday that destroyed a house and a barn on Candlewood Hill Road served briefly as a state police trooper in the 1980s, officials said. Ronald Carlson, 50, of Portsmouth, Va., presented himself...
  • 71-year-old burn victim has died, prompting murder charge against sex-offender son

    71-year-old burn victim has died, prompting murder charge against sex-offender son
    A 71-year-old cancer patient allegedly burned by his son on Oct. 7 has died, officials said. Santiago Torres Sr. died on Oct. 9 from the injuries sustained in the fire. Now his son, Santiago Torres Jr., is charged with murder. A first-degree murder...
  • Blotter: Woman charged with arson in Woodstock

    Blotter: Woman charged with arson in Woodstock
    The following items were taken from Woodstock police reports: A 20-year-old Wonder Lake man was charged with not having a driver's license, disobeying a yield sign and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. He was stopped near Rhodes and Olive streets...
  • Arson suspect arrested in Boles fire; 157 homes were destroyed

    Police in the small Northern California city of Weed have arrested a suspect on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed 157 homes and forced the evacuation of 4,000 people last month. Weed Police Department officials said in a...